Shrinkage in a Wind-Dwardfed Redwood

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The excess of transpiration over intake of water in an under-nourished wind-dwarfed redwood tree may cause a drain upon the water stored in its tissues; the cumulative desiccation may result in a net reduction in diameter over a period of years. Under such conditions also, it appears likely that stem diameter growth may proceed close to living branches but become dormant at lower points. Although presently unexplainable instrumental or other factors might have influenced them, the results of the study here reported may throw additional light on the subject of tree physiology.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Research Associate, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Publication date: April 1, 1933

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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